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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Chronic Health Conditions

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,521 630 7.8 7.1- 8.6 5,891 92.2 91.4-92.9
-Piedmont NC 2,952 269 7.6 6.6- 8.7 2,683 92.4 91.3-93.4
GENDER
Male 1,344 134 8.2 6.7- 9.8 1,210 91.8 90.2-93.3
Female 1,608 135 7.1 5.9- 8.6 1,473 92.9 91.4-94.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,892 253 11.2 9.8-12.8 1,639 88.8 87.2-90.2
Non-Hispanic Black 597 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 672 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 438 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 523 31 6.1 4.2- 8.9 492 93.9 91.1-95.8
55-64 510 58 11.8 9.0-15.4 452 88.2 84.6-91.0
65-74 476 86 17.9 14.3-22.1 390 82.1 77.9-85.7
75+ 290 79 27.2 21.5-33.7 211 72.8 66.3-78.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 292 28 10.4 7.1-14.9 264 89.6 85.1-92.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 725 54 6.2 4.6- 8.2 671 93.8 91.8-95.4
Some Post-H.S. 827 67 6.8 5.2- 8.8 760 93.2 91.2-94.8
College Graduate 1,099 120 8.6 7.1-10.5 979 91.4 89.5-92.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 247 15 6.1 3.5-10.2 232 93.9 89.8-96.5
$15,000- 24,999 455 35 7.2 4.9-10.5 420 92.8 89.5-95.1
$25,000- 34,999 267 23 7.8 4.9-12.2 244 92.2 87.8-95.1
$35,000- 49,999 307 33 8.6 5.7-12.6 274 91.4 87.4-94.3
$50,000- 74,999 386 35 7.2 5.0-10.4 351 92.8 89.6-95.0
$75,000+ 789 77 7.5 5.8- 9.5 712 92.5 90.5-94.2
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 586 83 12.2 9.5-15.4 503 87.8 84.6-90.5
No 1,923 165 7.1 6.0- 8.5 1,758 92.9 91.5-94.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 717 93 11.5 9.2-14.4 624 88.5 85.6-90.8
No 2,150 171 6.6 5.5- 7.7 1,979 93.4 92.3-94.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 340 64 16.3 12.5-21.1 276 83.7 78.9-87.5
Non-Veteran 2,609 205 6.6 5.7- 7.7 2,404 93.4 92.3-94.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,620 115 5.7 4.7- 7.0 1,505 94.3 93.0-95.3
Regional City or Suburban County 754 84 9.4 7.4-11.9 670 90.6 88.1-92.6
Rural 578 70 10.4 8.0-13.5 508 89.6 86.5-92.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,627 94 5.1 4.1- 6.4 1,533 94.9 93.6-95.9
Unemployed 130 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 711 144 19.9 16.7-23.5 567 80.1 76.5-83.3
Unable to Work 200 15 8.4 4.9-14.0 185 91.6 86.0-95.1
Other not in Labor Force 272 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 101 *** *** *** 101 100 . - .
50% to 100% 224 12 5.9 3.3-10.3 212 94.1 89.7-96.7
101% to 150% 393 30 7.0 4.6-10.5 363 93.0 89.5-95.4
151% to 200% 177 19 10.8 6.4-17.5 158 89.2 82.5-93.6
More than 200% 1,496 156 8.3 6.9- 9.8 1,340 91.7 90.2-93.1
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 104 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 800 100 11.3 9.1-13.9 700 88.7 86.1-90.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 2,048 162 6.3 5.3- 7.5 1,886 93.7 92.5-94.7

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2016
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Disability Status will be replaced by Functional Disability in 2017. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on the North Carolina Rural Centerís classification. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3Based on 2016 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
**Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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